Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report

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Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report

Sustainability at Domtar is our endeavor to take a longer-term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. We do this by seeking a clear understanding of how our operations and products are interconnected with emerging opportunities and risks in the world around us.

Please review Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report, Working Smart for the Long Term, for our latest sustainability initiatives and progress.

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VIDEO | Domtar Sustainability: Everything About Biomaterials Is Looking Up!
Before there was a word “biomaterials,” there were biomaterials. Plants and trees play a key role in the balance of the earth’s atmosphere—by converting carbon dioxideinto oxygen. The earth’s atmosphere was once mostly composed of carbon dioxide, also known as CO2. Then plant lifedeveloped, and used the sun’s energy, the atmosphere’s CO2, and water to produce...
Nov 29, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Managing Our Byproducts
Our manufacturing processes generate byproducts that were historically viewed as “waste” and sent to landfills. We are increasingly monetizing the value in these byproducts and envision a future with virtually zero waste going to landfills. The benefits are both environmental and economic. Our first step is to not generate “waste” to begin with. Through our continuous improvement...
Nov 28, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Simple Idea. Big Savings
How do you heat more with less? Reuse the heat you have. That is what our Rothschild, Wisconsin, mill did by installing a heat exchanger to warm incoming process water with outgoing process water. The idea is simple. Instead of being lost to the wastewater treatment plant, some of the heat from the outgoing water is captured and sent back into the mill. THE HEAT EXCHANGER HAS...
Nov 16, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Developing Our Talent
A diverse and skilled workforce is critical to meeting the ever-changing expectations of our customers. A significant portion of our colleagues are, or soon will be, eligible for retirement, an issue many manufacturers face as baby boomers get older. It is sometimes called the “silver tsunami.” We are equipping the next generation of our workforce with the skills and experience needed...
Nov 14, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Managing Our Energy and Emissions
  Domtar’s three-part approach to improving the sustainability of our energy consumption is yielding results. We have converted most of our carbon-intensive coal power boilers to cleaner burning and less carbon-intensive natural gas. We are executing efficiency improvements identified by independent experts across our mill system. We are optimizing our...
Nov 9, 2017 9:15 AM ET